Immigration Reform

We Stand With The Workers. (Working for a Better Life is NOT a Crime)

This week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided Koch Foods in Mississippi this week, arresting more than 680 people. Workers in the plant are represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW). UFCW has been working with community and legal groups to mobilize support for the workers. Read More

May Day Statement

May 1st is International Workers’ Day, a national holiday in more than 80 countries that celebrates workers and workers’ rights, and the significant role that unions play in advocating for and protecting the rights of workers. May Day actions across the United States this year will also place a special emphasis on immigrant rights and the need for commonsense immigration reform. Read More

Draft Resolution On Immigration Reform Introduced At PA AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO executive council met on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 to discuss a wide range of issues – including comprehensive immigration reform.  A draft resolution framework was presented to the membership at this meeting, which would reaffirm the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO’s commitment to working with allies on this critical issue.  Read More